Editor’s Pick: Interactive Learning in Akron

Editor’s Pick: Interactive Learning in Akron

- in August 2016, Education/Schools

Akron Fossils & Science Center

Families can hold and touch real fossils. There are 17 exciting exhibits, interactive learning opportunities like fossil replica making and live animal encounters, and a 2-acre park with a 200-foot zip-line. At just $10 for general admission and $5 for a park-only pass, Akron Fossils & Science Center is a must-visit spot for science lovers of all ages. 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley, akronfossils.com


About the author

Angela Gartner is the current editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for Cleveland/Akron/Lake-Geauga Family magazines. As a journalist, her features and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. She loves watching her two sons play either at the ice rink or baseball field. Her favorite things are books, spending time finding new places around Northeast Ohio and hanging out with the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger.

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